| May 13, 2014
You could spend a lifetime in Europe's grand museums -- the Louvre, the British Museum, and many others. But I also like to take in a destination's more idiosyncratic sights, getting a bead on the quirkier side of the local culture. It's my nature as a...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Get outdoors and explore Everglades National Park for free Saturday and Sunday to celebrate opening day weekend.
The park service is offering free entrances at more than 100 U.S. national parks to commemorate the holiday.
There are lots of fun...
| Jun 3, 2014
I love all the technology that makes travel easier than ever. Even when you want to get away from it all, it makes sense to take your smartphone (or tablet) with you. You can keep in touch if you want to, plus you'll have instant access to resources...
| Mar 18, 2014
Cruising in Europe's Baltic or North Sea can satisfy even an independent traveler like me. Stepping off the gangway, I'm immersed in the vivid life of a different European city each day. I've toured some of the world's top museums, taken a Scandinavian-...
| Jun 10, 2014
I first visited Istanbul in the 1970s. Some of my most vivid memories of that trip are of the colorful locals. Scruffy kids sold cherry juice and old men would grab huge cucumbers from wheeled carts, then peel, quarter and salt them to sell for pennies....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
On a recent afternoon, Diana Blau, 22, was relaxing on the beach after bathing in the salty waters of the Dead Sea.
Blau's mother is Jewish and her father Greek Orthodox. She has never strongly identified with Jewish culture or religion, she said, in...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:00 PM
This is part three of a five-part series: Top 55 places to go in Southeast Florida.
When it comes to day-trip adventures in Southeast Florida, we wanted to go beyond the obvious – beaches and Walt Disney World – to offer some off-the-beaten-...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 6:44 AM
The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner limped into its last port Sunday, when it was towed to the northern Italian city of Genoa to be broken up for scrap, two-and-a-half years after running aground and sinking with the loss of 32 lives.
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:16 PM
David Hirsch knows what it's like not to have access to favorite snacks or to run out of everyday health care items while working at sea.
That dilemma led Hirsch, 43, and his wife Ashley to launch Crew Concierge in November 2005 to fill a void he'd...
| Mar 13, 2014
Guy Harvey is perhaps best known for his gamefish T-shirt designs, but the marine artist and conservationist's artwork is about to make waves on a whole new level.
Norwegian Cruise Line has tapped Harvey to design the signature hull artwork for its...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Another business group has come out against the proposal for more hotel tax money from the Florida Panthers.
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce hadn't taken a position on the controversy, but last night voted unanimously to oppose the...